Travel – Abroad


Disneyland Paris – Everything you need to know about our first trip to Disneyland Paris staying at Newport Bay Hotel.

Nice and MonacoA 3 night break in Nice with a day trip to Monaco


Domes Novos Santorini opened its doors in April 2024 and I was invited to the soft launch of the hotel before it officially opened. Read my review of Domes Novos Santorini

Ikos Olivia is a luxury 5* all inclusive hotel in beautiful Halkidiki in Greece. Your can read our review of our first visit staying in a suite with private pool here, our 2nd visit here, and our recent 3rd trip here. Also this post has all the information you need about dining at Ikos Olivia, and finally 10 reasons to visit this stunning hotel.

Roda Beach Hotel in Corfu is a great family friendly hotel. We stayed for a week in a swim up room at the Roda Beach.

Sani Resort – The best restaurants at the Sani resort (October 2022)

Sani Asterias is where we stayed on our second visit to the Sani Resort in Greece. We were very lucky to be blessed with temperatures of 25 degrees in October, and we had an amazing 5 nights staying in a Marina Suite at Sani Asterias.

Sani Dunes is part of the 5* luxury resort of Sani in Halkidiki, Greece. We were very lucky to be invited to the hotel, prior to the official opening in June 2017. You can read all about the activities and dining that are available throughout Sani Dunes and the Sani resort here.


Iceland School Trip. The teen was very lucky to visit Iceland with his school back in October 2017. This post is all about the itinerary for his trip, and what things you need to pack for a trip to Iceland. 


Venice – How to spend 2 days in Venice with teens. A full itinerary showing what we did, where we ate, and where we stayed on our summer 2022 trip to Venice.


Amsterdam – All about our day in Amsterdam to celebrate 20 years together. Plus hints and tips to get the most out of taking an European city day trip. We also worked with I Amsterdam City Card when we visited Amsterdam during the summer holidays.


Falesia Hotel (Adults Only)3 nights in the Algarve with Jet2. Review of our stay in the Algarve, and our first experience of flying with Jet2.


Fergus Cala Blanca Hotel is located in Santa Ponsa in Majorca. Our review of our 4 night family break at the Fergus hotel.


Turning 50 in Dubai – Everything we did during our 4 nights in Dubai staying at the Sofitel on the Palm Hotel.

Premier Club Lounge at Sofitel Dubai the Palm – We stayed in a Prestige Suite at the Sofitel which gave us access to the lounge including afternoon tea and complimentary alcohol for 2 hours each day,

USA & Mexico

The Grand Moon Palace in Mexico is a stunning 5* resort in Cancun. We travelled to Mexico for a week in August 2018, and we stayed in a swim up suite at The Grand Moon Palace. 

Walt Disney World Florida. A look back at our 3 trips to Orlando, where we stayed, and what attractions we visited, and also making the dining plan work for you – all the hints and tips you need for the Disney dining plan.

Useful posts about travelling abroad

Escape Lounge Manchester Airport – Wondering whether it is worth booking the lounge before you start your holiday ? Read our full review here.

I Amsterdam City Card – All the information you need about using the I Amsterdam Card including the attractions that are included, and how to use it as a family.

Turning 50 in Dubai